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Policy Fields & Data Systems

My paper entitled “Policy Fields, Data Systems and the Performance of Nonprofit Human Service Organizations has been published in a special issue of the journal Human Service Organizations: Management, Leadership, & Governance focusing on human service agencies and the question…

Disempowered by Data

My paper entitled “Disempowered by Data: Nonprofits, Social Enterprises, and the Consequences of Data-Driven Work” has been accepted to the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. This research, a collaboration with Chris Bopp and Dr. Ellie Harmon presents results…

Philanthropic IT Design Fictions

My paper entitled “The Design Fictions of Philanthropic IT: Stuck Between an Imperfect Present and an Impossible Future” has been accepted to the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. This research, a collaboration with Dr. Ellie Harmon…

Reappropriating Hackathons

My paper entitled “Reappropriating Hackathons: The Production Work of the CHI4Good Day of Service” has been accepted to the ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. This research, a collaboration with Liz Gerber, Chris Bopp, and Emily Porter,…

Everyday Philanthropy

My paper entitled “Supporting Everyday Philanthropy: Care Work In Situ and at Scale” has been accepted to the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. This research, a collaboration with Dr. Ellie Harmon and Dr. Matthias Korn, presents…

Competing Currencies

My paper entitled “Competing Currencies: Designing for Politics in Units of Measurement” has been accepted to the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. This research, a collaboration with Dr. Ellie Harmon and 11 undergraduate researchers from Indiana…

Mythologies of BI

My paper entitled “On being actionable: Mythologies of business intelligence and disconnects in drill downs ” has been accepted to the ACM Conference on Supporting Groupwork. This research, a collaboration with Ph.D. student Nitya Verma, presents findings from a case…

Designing Against the Status Quo

Along with Ellie Harmon, Matthias Korn, and Ann Light, I will be organizing a workshop at DIS to engage with  what it might mean to design. In this one-day workshop, we will interrogate design strategies of troubling, friction, queering, and…

Legitimacy Work

My paper entitled “Legitimacy Work: Invisible Work in Philanthropic Crowdfunding” has been accepted to the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. This research, a collaboration with Masters’s student Katie Tanaka, presents the results of a study of…

Creating Friction

My paper entitled “Creating Friction: Infrastructuring Civic Engagement in Everyday Life” has been accepted for publication at the decennial Aarhus  Conference — Critical Alternatives.  Written with co-author Matthias Korn, we introduce theories of the everyday to extend the emerging bodies…